Andrew J. Salvati is an adjunct assistant professor in the Media and Communications program at Drew University, where he teaches courses on podcasting, media and television studies. His research interests include media and cultural memory, television history, and mediated masculinity. He is currently working on a manuscript entitled Remembering the Last War: World War II as Television Epic, 1949-1953 (University Press of Kansas, forthcoming), and has, along with his team of undergraduate student researchers, created The Playboy Project, a digital humanities project supported by the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation that centers on critical readings of the Drew University Archives’ collection of Playboy magazines.
Andrew’s research has appeared in the journals Rethinking History and the Journal of Radio and Audio Media, and the academic blogs SoundingOut! and Critical Studies in Television. He currently hosts two podcasts: Drew Archives in 10 and Podcasters on Podcasting.
Outside academia, Andrew has worked in television broadcasting since 2007. He currently resides in New Jersey with his wife, two daughters, and cats Bill Murray and Freddie Mercury.